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Undergraduate Research Opportunity

Registration is now open to undergraduate students to register for the 2019 Chicago Area Undergraduate Research Symposium (CAURS). As you will see if you visit the website below, there are a number of ways in which students can participate; for example, poster presentations, oral presentations, and roundtable discussions. The Office of Student Research (OSR) donated…

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Testing Opportunity for Students and Teachers

Evaluation Systems group of Pearson will be conducting pilot testing for the Illinois Licensure Testing System (ILTS) in the fields listed below. Current students and recently licensed (0-3 years) educators are encouraged to visit the Pilot Testing website for information on eligibility, advantages of participation, pilot tests, scheduling, and registration. Click the link below to…

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State of the College – Winter 2019

With extreme cold hitting the Chicago area, this seems like a good time to share some highlights related to recent successes in the College of Education. Enrollment – as of this past Monday, our Spring 2019 head count is up 2% from last spring, when we had an exceptionally large 13% increase in enrollment. In…

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Bethany Schklar (White), Roosevelt Alumna

It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of an alumna of Roosevelt University, Bethany Schklar (White).  Bethany died in Chattanooga, TN on Friday, 1/25, after suffering a traumatic brain injury in a car crash on 1/21. She leaves behind her husband, Joshua, and a 2 year old little boy, Noah….

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11 Day Study Abroad in Spain

The Dual Language Teacher Leadership program Invites current undergraduates, graduates, alumni, and friends/family to enroll in an 11-day study abroad in Spain, Summer 2019 Dates:  July 31-August 10, 2019 Visit:  Madrid, Seville and Granada Spain Course DLTL 400 – Spanish Language and Latino Cultures for Educators Purpose:  Experience the rich culture and language of Spain…

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Institute of Reading Development

The Institute of Reading Development’s mission is to teach the right reading skills. Provide great experiences in great books. Inspire a lifelong love of reading in every student. Now Accepting Applications for Summer 2019 The Institute of Reading Development offers summer reading skills programs in partnership with the continuing education departments of more than 100…

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Holocaust Workshop For Educators – Jan. 31

From January 30 – March 15, 2019, a photo exhibition of “The Wannsee Conference and the Persecution and Murder of the European Jews” will be held in Roosevelt’s Murray-Green Library. The exhibit documents the role of the Nazi bureaucracy in planning and implementing the Holocaust, and emphasizes the process of persecution and establishment of the…

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Student Employment & Research Opportunities for Spring 2019

Roosevelt’s Office of Student Research is engaging in a Fair Housing Testing and Education project across a number of Chicago neighborhoods. The project is funded by the City of Chicago’s Commission on Human Relations. As part of the project, Roosevelt will hire three students to fill three paid positions of varying lengths (45 weeks, 36…

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PFA Preschool Teacher for Ottawa Elem Dist. #141

Job Vacancy for PFA Preschool Teacher for Ottawa Elementary Dist. #141 Start Date: August 2019 Salary/Benefits: Competitive salary + full board-paid TRS contribution, BCBS health insurance, and other benefits per the collective bargaining agreement. Type of Employment:  Full-time permanent Job Certification:  Professional Educator License endorsed in Early Childhood Education and approval in Early Childhood Special…

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Leadership Micro-Credential Webinar and Pilot

For the past year, the Center for the Study of Education Policy at Illinois State University has been working with the Tennessee Department of Education to turn the Tennessee Leadership for Equity Playbook into a cluster of 4 Micro-Credentials. On Thursday, January 10, the Center for the Study of Education Policy will host a webinar regarding…

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